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Acid Plant Helper Salary
in Arkansas, United States

$34,236 (USD)

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The average pay for an Acid Plant Helper is $34,236 a year and $16 an hour in Arkansas, United States. The average salary range for an Acid Plant Helper is between $25,738 and $41,307. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Arkansas, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Tends furnace, absorber, cooler, scrubber, and auxiliary equipment used in producing phosphoric acid by oxidation and hydration of elemental phosphorus: patrols work area; observes water levels in scrubber, venturi-duct pan, and cooling-tower basin; and reads flowmeter and pressure gauges on phosphorus pump, fans, and blower to verify process conditions.
  • Records or calls readings to operator.
  • Observes flow of cooling water over top and outer walls of furnace to ensure uniform distribution, and notifies operator of malfunction.
  • Takes sample of cooling water for laboratory alkalinity test.
  • Turns valves to transfer acid to specified storage tanks and to start and stop water sprays in absorber, as directed, to control acid strength.
  • Removes and replaces screens and filters, using wrenches.
  • Opens valves to flush phosphorus pump and water-treating equipment with steam and regenerative chemicals.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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